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My Gift Books – 2013 Edition

Over here, we are a family of wild readers. So it’s no surprise that books play a big part in our gift-giving every year.

Here’s a peek at the titles under our tree this year:

Books given:

BM5-400doctor who

My husband
Brain Movies Volume 5: The Original Teleplays of Harlan Ellison
Doctor Who: Essential Guide to 50 Years of Doctor Who (terribly backordered, so not here yet 😦 ) 


Our 18 year-old daughter
Sandman, Vol. 10


Our 11 year-old son
Black Cat, Vol. 1-4



My dad
Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, Vol. 1

fairy catalogueMy six year-old niece
The Fairy Catalogue
(thanks, Myra @Gathering Books! 🙂 )

canadiensFamily friend
The Montreal Canadiens: 100 Years of Glory
(actually still under our tree, but he doesn’t read the blog)

Books I received:


From my (awesome) husband
Hocus Pocus – Franklin Library Signed First Edition
Yes, SIGNED by Kurt Vonnegut!!!


also from my husband
Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare


From my parents
Now We Are Six
(1950 reprinted edition)

damned bookI also received a host of book-related gifts (as usual), including some card catalog note cards, a Jane Austen quote shirt, and this Evil Dead/Necronomicon shirt from my daughter. She also got my husband the same shirt, and because I saw it on her Etsy favorites list, we got one for her…we all laughed about that 🙂